dumpy definition

  • adjective:
    • Short and stout; squat.
    • Resembling a dump, like in shabbiness; disreputable: "The Area had a dark and dumpy appearance” ( Washington Post).
    • brief and thick; stout or stocky
    • Quick and dense; of reduced stature and disproportionately stout.
    • Sullen or discontented. See 2nd dump{1}.
    • brief and plump
    • short and thick; as e.g. having quick feet and hefty musculature
    • resembling a garbage dump
    • Short and stout; squat.
    • Resembling a dump, as in shabbiness; disreputable: "The place had a dark and dumpy look” ( Washington Post).
    • quick and dense; stout or stocky
    • Quick and thick; of low stature and disproportionately stout.
    • Sullen or discontented. See 2nd dump{1}.
    • short and plump
    • short and dense; as e.g. having short feet and hefty musculature
    • resembling a garbage dump
  • noun:
    • a little bottle of beer.
    • A specimen of a breed of domestic hen where bones of the feet tend to be extremely short. Also known as creeper.
    • identical to dumpy-level.
    • A small bottle of beer.
    • A specimen of a breed for the domestic hen where bones associated with the feet are remarkably quick. Also called creeper.
    • just like dumpy-level.
  • others:
    • Dumpish; unfortunate; sulky.
    • Short and dense; squat.
    • Dumpish; sad; sulky.
    • Quick and dense; squat.

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